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Iran Sanctions Lifted Ushering in a ‘New Chapter’ Between the West and Iran Begins (Video)

Sunday, January 17, 2016 7:20
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After sanctions on Iran were lifted Saturday, President Hassan Rouhani celebrated that his nation “has opened a new chapter” in its international relations.



The move came after the international nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, said Iran had complied with a deal designed to prevent it developing nuclear weapons.

Most Western governments hailed the move but Israel accused Tehran of still seeking to build a nuclear bomb.

Four dual US-Iran nationals were released from jail by Iran on Saturday.

They include Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who was arrested in 2014 and jailed in November for espionage.

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—Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata

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